Cowboys start year at Hettinger wrestling invite


The Killdeer grapplers will be back in action this weekend when they travel to Hettinger for the annual Nighthawk Classic.

It will be the first match of 2019 for the Cowboys.

The two-day competition will start Friday and conclude Saturday evening with the title matches.

The team will have a week before they travel to Rugby for the two-day Rugby Classic wrestling tournament.

The team will finally be back home in Killdeer Jan. 19 for the Badlands Classic wrestling tournament.

Then they will close out the month at the East-West wrestling tournament in New Salem. The two-day tournament starts Jan. 25.

Killdeer’s Zach Andersen is coming off a big tournament win in his 170-pound match in the Colstrip Stocking Stuffer wrestling tournament Dec. 20.

The win helped  his team take seventh in the regional competition.

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